|Provinces||New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec|
|Area||2,783,400 km2 (1,074,677 sq mi)|
|Density||9/km2 (23/sq mi)|
Eastern Canada (green) within the rest of Canada (tan)
The total population of this region is about 23,946,177 in 2016, or about 70% of Canada's population. Most of the population resides in Ontario and Quebec. The region contains 3 of Canada's 5 largest metropolitan areas, Toronto being the fourth largest municipality in North America.
- Largest metropolitan areas
- Toronto, Ontario - 6,254,191
- Montreal, Quebec - 4,098,927
- Ottawa-Gatineau, Ontario-Quebec - 1,568,381
- Quebec City, Quebec - 807,200
- Hamilton, Ontario - 536 917
- London, Ontario - 474 786
- St. Catharines-Niagara, Ontario - 447,888
- Kitchener, Ontario - 441 380
- Halifax, Nova Scotia - 403,131
- Windsor, Ontario - 329,144
- Sherbrooke, Quebec - 212,105
- St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador - 205,955
The population of each province in 2016, from greatest to least is here.
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- "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, 2016 and 2011 censuses – 100% data". Statistics Canada. 2017-02-08. Retrieved 2017-02-08.
- "Maritime Provinces". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved 8 November 2015.
- Canadian Press Style Guide. Canadian Press. 1995. p.471